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How do some animals carry their babies?

Kangaroos carry their joeys in pouches. Gorillas carry their babies on their backs and cradle them in their arms. But what does a mother wolf spider do about her young? Or a bat mother? Or a scorpion mother?

This Animal Autofill video from Nat Geo WILD provides a quick introduction to some familiar and not so familiar ways that animals provide care and transportation for their young offspring.

Parenting! Follow this video with a tiny newborn kangaroo climbing into its mother’s pouch, a baby otter getting a swimming lesson from its mother, a mother raccoon teaching her kit how to climb a tree, more about scorpion moms, and Orangutan Smile: A mother orangutan cuddles her baby.

Bonus: Kangaroo Dundee and his baby kangaroos and Cheesecake the Capybara Fosters Puppies.

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